The Plausible End of Social Media, Downscaling, & The Latent Celebrity Mindset with Ian Bogost

New episode of The American Vandal Podcast inspired by Ian Bogost’s editorial in The Atlantic on “The Age of Social Media is Ending.”

The Collapse of Twitter, Zombie Cyberlibertarianism, & Commercial Content Moderation with Sarah T. Roberts

With the end of Twitter seemingly imminent, content moderation and social media expert, Sarah T. Roberts, discusses Elon Musk’s ideology, the labor of social media, and the migration to Mastodon.

Bootstrapping Across Dystopia: Autofiction, Autotheory, Autoeverything with Merve Emre & Anna Kornbluh

A conversation about the personal essay boom, memoir, social media, the style of “too late capitalism,” and other self-indulgences with two decorated literary critics and theorists.